Holidays and Festival Calendar June 2020

Indian Holidays and Festival Calendar for June 2020 with subh muhurats of the month. List of June 2020 holidays and Indian festivals.

Holidays and Festivals List June 2020
Monday, 1Ganga Dussehra
Tuesday, 2Nirjala Ekadashi, Gayatri Jayanti (Jyeshtha),
Ramalakshmana Dwadashi
Wednesday, 3Pradosh Vrat
Friday, 5Jyeshtha Purnima, World Environment Day,
Kabirdas Jayanti, Deva Snana Purnima
Monday, 8Krishnapingala Sankashti Chaturthi
Saturday, 13Kalashtami
Sunday, 14Mithuna Sankranti
Wednesday, 17Yogini Ekadashi
Thursday, 18Pradosh Vrat
Friday, 19Masik Shivratri
Saturday, 20Rohini Vrat
Sunday, 21Ashadha Amavasya, Father’s Day, International Yoga Day
Monday, 22Ashadha Gupt Navratri, Chandra Darshan
Tuesday, 23Jagannath Rathyatra
Wednesday, 24Vinayaka Chaturthi
Friday, 26Skanda Sashti
Sunday, 28Masik Durgashtami
Subh Muhurats June 2020
Marriage9, 13, 14, 15, 25, 26, 28
Namakaran1, 3, 5, 8, 10, 11, 12, 15, 24, 28
Property Purchase5, 25, 26
Vehicle Purchase1, 3, 5, 10, 11, 15, 24, 28
Griha Pravesh15
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Festivals In June 2020

According to the Hindu lunar calendar; the 6th month of Gregorian calendar June in 2020 starts from Jyestha, Shukla Paksha Dashmi and ends on Ashadha, Shukla Paksha Dashmi. Deva Snana Purnima, Jagannath Rath Yatra, Vinayaka Chaturthi are some important festivals for this month.

Monday, 01

  • Ganga Dussehra: Ganga Dussehra is also known as Gangavataran which means the descent of the Ganga. Usually, Ganga Dussehra is celebrated one day before Nirjala Ekadashi and falls on Jyestha, Shukla Paksha Dashami.

Tuesday, 02

  • Nirjala Ekadashi: Nirjala Ekadashi is a Hindu holy day falling on the 11th lunar day of the waxing fortnight of the Hindu month of Jyestha, Shukla Paksha Ekadashi. The Nirjala Ekadashi fast is observed without drinking any water and it lasts for 24 hours, 
  • Rama Lakshmana Dwadashi: Dwadashi of all the months is said to be important for the worshipping of the sacred Tulsi plant. Rama Lakshmana Dwadashi is important for begetting a son, who is considered as important to Moksha or salvation; in Hinduism and is observed in Jyestha, Shukla Paksha Dwadashi.

Wednesday, 03

  • Pradosh Vrat: Pradosh Vrat is a Hindu vrat dedicated to Lord Shiva and Parvati and observed on shubh tithi of Jyestha, Shukla Paksha Trayodashi.

Friday, 05

  • Jyeshtha Purnima: Purnima in the month of Jyeshtha is of great importance in the Hindu religion. On Jyestha Purnima’s importance and worship method, Suhagan women fast for the long life of their husbands.
  • Deva Snana Purnima: Deva Snana Purnima also known as ‘Snana Yatra’ is an auspicious bathing festival for Lord Jagannath devotees. It is observed on the Jyestha, Shukla Paksha Purnima. It is believed that a devotee washes away all his sins if he gets the vision of the lord on this day of Deva Snana Poornima.
  • Kabirdas Jayanti: Sant Kabir Jayanti is a yearly event that celebrates the birth anniversary of Kabir Das, who was a renowned poet, saint, and social reformer and lived in the 15 century. Every year Kabirdas Jayanti is celebrated on Jyestha, Shukla Paksha Purnima.
  • World Environment Day: World Environment Day is the United Nations day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action to protect our environment. It is one of the principal vehicles through which the United Nations (UN) stimulates worldwide awareness of the environment and enhances political attention and action.

Monday, 08

  • Krishnapingala Sankashti Chaturthi: Krishna Pingala Sankashti Chaturthi is the Sankatahara Ganesh Chauth Vrata which falls in Ashadha, Krishna Paksha Chaturdashi.

Saturday, 13

  • Kalashtami: Kalashtami is a Hindu festival dedicated to the birthday of Lord Bhairva and is observed every year on the tithi of Ashadha, Krishna Paksha Ashtami.

Sunday, 14

  • Mithuna Sankranti: Mithuna Sankranti (Midhun Sankramana) is the day when Sun transits into Mithun Rasi (Gemini zodiac) from Taurus zodiac or Vrushabha Rasi. It is celebrated on Ashadha, Krishna Paksha Navami.

Wednesday, 17

  • Yogini Ekadashi: It is believed that Fasting on Yogini Ekadashi is equivalent to feeding 88 thousand Brahmins. Parana means breaking the fast. Ekadashi Parana is done on Ashadha, Krishna Paksha Ekadashi.

Thursday, 18

  • Pradosh Vrat: Pradosh Vrat is a Hindu vrat dedicated to Lord Shiva and Parvati and observed on shubh tithi of Ashadha, Krishna Paksha Trayodashi.

Friday, 19

  • Masik Shivratri: Shivratri is a Hindu festival celebrated in honor of Lord Shiva on the shubh tithi Ashadha, Krishna Paksha Chaturdashi.

Saturday, 20

  • Rohini Vrat: Rohini Vrat is observed by the women who want a long life for their husbands. Rohini vrat will be observed on the tithi of Ashadha, Krishna Paksha Chaturdashi.

Sunday, 21

  • Ashadha Amavasya: Ashada Amavasya or the ‘No Moon Day’ is a very auspicious day in the month of Ashadha.Deepa Puja is the major rite to perform on Ashada Amavasya day. Ashadha Amavasya holds great importance in Hindu religions.
  • International Yoga Day: International Day of Yoga is observed on 21st June every year to spread awareness about the importance and effects of yoga on the health of the people. The word ‘yoga’ is derived from Sanskrit which means to join or to unite.
  • Father’s Day: Father’s Day is celebrated worldwide to recognize the contribution that fathers and father figures make to the lives of their children. This day celebrates fatherhood and male parenting. Although it is celebrated on a variety of dates worldwide, many countries observe this day on the third Sunday in June.

Monday, 22

  • Ashadha Gupt Navratri: Ashadhagupta Navaratri is also called Gupta Navaratri. Every year it is observed on Ashadha, Shukla Paksha Pratipada.
  • Chandra Darshan: The day after Amavasya is known as Chandra Darshan and it is one of the most important Navagras of Hinduism. In the month of Ashadha, it falls on Shukla Paksha Pratipada.

Tuesday, 23

  • Jagannath Rath Yatra: Ratha Jatra, the Festival of Chariots of Lord Jagannatha is celebrated every year at Puri, the temple town in Odisha, on the east coast of India. Jagannath Rath Yatra festival is dedicated to Lord Jagannath (Lord Krishna) and every year it is celebrated on Ashadha, Shukla Paksha Dwitiya.

Wednesday, 24

  • Vinayaka Chaturthi: Vinayaka Chaturthi is also known as Ganesh Chaturthi and it falls on the auspicious tithi of Ashadha, Shukla Paksha Chaturthi. It is one of the most anticipated and lively festivals in India.

Friday, 26

  • Skanda Sashti: It is a Holy Day for Hindus dedicated to Lord Murugan or Karttikeya prosperous tithi of Ashadha, Shukla Paksha Sashti. It is one of the renowned and auspicious occasions celebrated in the Indian State.

Sunday, 28

  • Masik Durgashtami: Durgashtami is a very auspicious vrat and is observed every month during Ashtami Tithi of Shukla Paksha. Observers/ Vratees observe fast on this day from morning to evening.

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